KiwiRail signs $34.05m contract to upgrade Hutt Line.(www.railway-technology.com) 

Two tunnel boring machines reach Perth Airport train station 
Two tunnel boring machines have reached the Airport Central Station at the Perth International Airport as part of the Forrestfield-Airport Link in Western Australia.

KiwiRail signs $34.05m contract to upgrade Hutt Line 
New Zealand state-owned enterprise KiwiRail has signed a new contract with JV Rail to upgrade its electrified train service Hutt Line.

Wabtec and GE Transportation to merge in $11bn deal 
Rail equipment company Wabtec Corporation has agreed to merge with GE Transportation, a unit of General Electric Company that provides locomotives and rail services.

Timetable changes cause delays in routes covered by England franchises 
Chaos spread in some of England’s main railway stations after train operating company Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) rescheduled every service on its Great Northern, Thameslink and Southern brands as part of a major overhaul.

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